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Noshin’ Recipes: Ringing in the (Secular) New Year
As Jews, we officially have four “New Years” each year, but none match the revelry of December 31st. So, how can we make a decidedly non-Jewish holiday, well, Jewish?
5 Great Take-Home Thanksgiving Meals
If the thought of making all your Thanksgiving favorites sends you into a quivering mass to match the canned cranberry sauce, don’t fret: You still have a few more days to order a meal for your whole family.
Top 5: Halloween trick or treats — for adults!
Why should kids get all the fun? Sure, a Snickers bar hits the spot once in awhile, but with age comes greater appreciation for food and beverage.
While the rugrats are loading up on low-grade giveaways, here are five treats that would get us to dress up and tromp through the neighborhood.
Pot Brownie Sparks Interest
You won’t get anything except a sugar high from Bin Wine Bar’s terra cotta-wrapped dessert, but it sure is fun.
Cherries as Still Life
Cherry Shortcakes: An easy prelude to summer.
Noshin’: Shakshuka Recipe, Two Ways
Aren’t you tired? I know I am. The High Holy Days must have worn me out, not to mention everything that the new “school year” brings. You don’t have to…
Noshin’ Review: “The Kosher Baker” Cookbook
With more than 160 dairy-free recipes, is that enough to make it worth picking up a copy of “The Kosher Baker” for yourself?
Round Braided Challah
I make challah almost every week, and I teach two baking classes — so there should be nothing surprising about baking bread with the teens this time. Sixteen loaves, that is.
First Birthday Cake Smash
For my friend Carrie’s boy Ollie’s first birthday, she staged a cake smash for little Ollie to enjoy — and for me to take adorable photos of!
This encyclopedia is more than trivia meant for small talk.
Kosher food is growing at twice the rate of non-Kosher food, but the Jewish population isn’t even coming close to that kind of growth. What gives?
I can boil down what I think of Joan Nathan’s newest cookbook, “Quiches, Kugels, and Couscous,” due on shelves October 26, into one short paragraph (probably the only time this…
This past Sunday, September 5, I was the featured cook at Sunday Cooks at the Minneapolis Farmers Market. With Rosh Hashanah rapidly approaching this Thursday, they asked me to present…
Every year State Fair devotees wait in suspense to find out the latest and greatest additions to the food landscape. But quietly, some vendors return year after year, serving foods…
There’s the smell of freshly baked bagels in the air and a mezuzah on the doorpost. No, this isn’t New York or Jerusalem, and it isn’t even a temple baking…
Posted on August 12, 2010 | No CommentsFamous, fast-disappearing baba ganoush!
Posted on July 22, 2010 | 1 CommentMy prediction: huckleberries will be next trendy superfood. There’ve been blueberries, cranberries, pomegranate, and acai in recent years, but although huckleberries are similar enough in look and taste to be...